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, would just celebrated his 60th birthday, mayor ed lee. mayor lee: thank you, and they are brown, and thank you, everybody, for coming. -- thank you, mayor brown, and thank you, everybody, for coming. the years that followed the san francisco earthquake were filled with grandiose plans to rebuild our city. perhaps the best realize is the san francisco memorial -- war memorial and performing arts center. the ground was broken to build the war memorial in honor of san franciscans who had served during world war i. in addition to honoring those veterans, the memorial gave a permanent residence to the opera, the symphony, and eventually, the ballet. the war memorial and performing arts center has great historic significance, including housing, the signing ceremony of our united nations charter in 1945. today, we are making history erosity and support of mr. and mrs. stephen bechtel. with a grant of $1.5 million -- [applause] from there foundation and in honoring charlotte and george shultz, we are that much closer to fulfilling the original vision of the war memorial complex, which w
to chatham, often they will talk about whether they should have followed john brown. well, delany, or harriet tubman, or mary ann shadd-cary who had never done anything operationally that we know of. for them to say you should follow john brown is to say they should follow a captain. why did i say that? if you read frederick douglas, martin delany, mary ann shadd-cary, they refer to john brown as a captain. what does that mean? john brown wrote his own constitution. he viewed himself in that way as a general. captains don't lead generals. captains are tactical, not strategic. this organization already had a plan, it was to end slavery in league with the constitution, not write a new constitution. however they found -- they found tactical value in what john brown did. and anyone subordinate to the captain, they would encourage them to follow john brown. but you have to be subordinate to the caption. it's a tactical operation. you don't send strategically important folk on a tactical operation that may be a suicide mission. they do view john brown as a martyr because in many ways it was a suici
billion deficit at the beginning of the year has now nearly doubled. governor brown is telling voters to raise taxes or there will be severe cuts. >> next weekend seniors at san set to gradgrad wait but students with more time to go are bracing for here cuts in higher tuition. students are thinking about finding another parttime job. >> i might need to get one more parttime job even the i'm already working 15 hours now. >> this latest jolt came from governor brown who announced the $9 billion budget deficit preticketed in january has now ballooned to $16 billion. he says tax revenues have not increased as much as expected because the economy has not bounced back. the governor used the opportunity to make another sales pitch for his november tax initiative. >> the plan, asks high income earners to pay up to 3% more in their income seven for seven years. it will increase sales taxes by one-fourth of one percent for four years. >> without the tax hike the governor is warning of deep cuts to public safety and social service programs as well as to california colleges and schools. the san f
mentioned that john brown -- i know that several people -- i thought also mary ann chad carrie had supported him, but mammy pleasant also provided some funds. what other -- what role -- other roles did you see for her in this? >> well, first, it's logistical support. and so they provide them logistical support. they're looking to the grander plan. but as far as the officers and those in higher reasons delaney makes it very clear they're not going to support -- in the meeting with john brown. that's when john brown calls delaney a coward and delaney says, captain brown does not know the man of whom he speaks. there's no one in whose veins it flows less freely than me and it must not be said by anyone even john brown. with them, they provided logistical support for john brown and john brown had taken that on himself. so you would bring shields green, and others. you'd bring them in, they would work with him. but the organization itself like someone like mary ann shad carrie and the same with others in position they're in place to do something else in the strategic plan. >> but you don't -- wha
contributions to mayoral candidate sulaiman brown. he was also charged with destroying a spiral notebook with records of those payments to brown. brown, who fell out with the mayor after gray fired him from a city job said that during the campaign gray staffers paid him to heckle the adrian fenty during candidate debates. >> he promised me the job. >> thomas gore pay brown at least $535 in money orders. gore is a longtime friend of mayor gray and worked on several of his previous campaigns. mayor gray, away at a convention in las vegas, told reporters he had no comment on the charges. is lawyers said the same. but after seeing one d.c. councilman recently sent to prison and com d.c. residents had this to say. a over 50 years i have not seen one that was honest. >> the government needs to be professionalized and if it takes a prosecution to do it, so be it. >> thomas gore faces several years in prison due to the charges. if he pleads guilty this morning, which we are expecting that he will, the federal government will most likely give him a lesser prison sentence. it is scheduled to be in
, this is an abc 7 news update. brown. morning, pamela 7:26. the searchers on that for the shooting in southeast washington. after one in the third to stevens wrote.f man with aund a wound to the head. name has not been released. .he assistant tr has a today yesterday.ged our sister station newschannel 8 have a live report coming the hour.top of now for a look at the roads. baden, what is the situation with the 20 mile backup? not better. 95 virginia, delays from dale city to shearling appeared a down.ad come after seminary road but before king street. you can see the pace of traffic. maryland, not much better. example ofw you an wrecks.he many delays at of columbia to silver spring. start to oureary day. gray outside. but a little below mixed in in hours,t several lunch time.loser to some light sprinkles around fort washington. around howard county, montgomery county. temperature was, we're in the to 80ight now, on our way degrees. be humid, too. showers and storms likely this afternoon during a repeat to marg by thursday friday, a lesser chance of storms. the weekend, hot and humid. 90 for the
morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. you know, it's not the final frontier, but it's certainly a new era in space flight. it launched off this morning. the unmanned rocket and capsule carrying a thousand pounds of supplies, it's one of 12 plans by the corporation space-x. if all goes as plant it will go this friday. dick brennan has more this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. it was a spectacular scene. just about 16 minutes ago, people to the space station by 2018. space-x hopes to do it at least two years earlier. now, if all goes according to plan, space-x will return to ertd sometime around the end of the month. it will splash down in the pacific much like the old apollo mission and hopefully be picked up by a ship and be used once again. terrell? >> dick, this is an important moment for the u.s. space program. if all goes well, what's next for space-x. >> reporter: you said the words, terrell "if all goes well." they say they would like to get into manned flights. they think they can do it faster than anybody else. the qu
the world's most dangerous threats. and adam brown was already a navy seal when he was blinded in one eye in a training exercise and then lost parts of his fingers on a dominant right hand when the hum vee crashed. he learned to shoot with his left hand and passed the test to be a member of navy seal team six. he was killed in action in afghanistan march 17th, 2010. his remarkable storiev bravery is told in a book fearless. >> joining me is two that served with adam. >> it is great to have both of you here. remarkable story of adam brown in a story called fearless. what was it about adam's story that captivated you and said it ought to be a book. >> these guys on seal team six are a gift to our nation and adam's story is a gift and inspiring and takes you from a boy who rose up in the darkest place to be i a seal i mention he was driving from cabul to cand harand a huge crash and holding on to the right window and land. after the cloud of dust adam was giving aid. and m-4 in the back seat. he's helping him out someone realized after 15 minutes, hey, adam, your hand is messed up. they were
, may 22. glad you are with us, i am steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. cynne simpson is on assignment in hollywood. it is a message morning thanks to rain allovernight. >> there's more on the way especially this afternoon and evening. standing water in prince william county will have a little longer to drain. we could have a few isolated issues in terms of the rainfall this afternoon mainly in prince william and loudoun county is where we got the heaviest rain yesterday. there's a live look down the potomac, g.w. parkway, reagan national on the right side of the screen. an ugly start, but i expect a few sunny breaks later this midday and afternoon. a few sprinkles around bowie and about 50 in prince george's county, 95 as well, and montgomery county ron the beltway, a few sprinkles. also moving through leonardtown in southern maryland, sprinkles. blue mixed with gray, thundershowers likely widespread this afternoon and evening, near 80 degrees and humid. more of the same tomorrow. back to you. >> thank you. remember to log on to our weather page to check the forecast
brown. >> come on, d.c.! >> a lively public memorial for the godfather of go-go has just wrapped up at the d.c. convention center this afternoon. brown died may 16th at the age of 75. today city leaders talked about naming a day, a park, and a hall of fame in his honor. noting how his blend of percussian, funk, and call-in response lyrics helped define d.c.'s culture. brown's brothers say it wasn't just his music but his character that meant so much to his fans. >> chuck showed a lot of humility and love and cared for people in need. he took the time to sign autographs and embrace those who just wanted to say hello. >> news 4's derrick ward will have more on today's service and plans to honor chuck brown's legacy coming up at 5:00. >>> a breast feeding awareness campaign in washington state is sparking both applause and outrage. we should warn you we are going to show you some images that could be a bit revealing. the online campaign features a photo of two women in the air force breast feeding their babies. they're doing it in uniform. the air force did not approve this photo and s
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, thanks, bill. >>> coming up the octo mom goes belly up in a manner of speaking. >>> and bobby brown sits down to talk about whitney houston and drugs. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. so to make sure people get every word of the geico savings message i've been practicing how to talk like a true chicagoan. switching to geico could save you hundreds of dollars on car insurance... da bears. haha... you people sure do talk funny. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. [ clang ] my house is where plants came to die. ♪ but, it turns out all i was missing was miracle-gro potting mix. it's got what a plant needs. even plant food that feeds them for up to 6 months. you get bigger, more beautiful plants. guaranteed. who's got two green thumbs thanks to miracle-gro? uh, this gal. boom! everyone grows with miracle-gro. that's good morning, veggie style. hmmm. for half the calories plus veggie nutrition. could've had a v8. >>> welcome back to "first lo " look." time for entertainment news. bobby brown has flatly denied what many long assumed. he sai
. >> straight up 5:00 on this wednesday morning, i am steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. thanks for waking up with us. traffic and weather every ten minutes, lisa baden standing by, but we start with meteorologist adam caskey. >> we do have some concerns for flash floods later this afternoon and into tonight with more localized heavy rainfall possible later on today. there's a flood warning for small streams right now in prince william county, manassas, and manassas park until 10:00 a.m. there's just a little sprinkle after northwest d.c. arlington, 66 north along the beltway across the american legion bridge to the spu, a light sprinkle, that's all. that is falling apart. the rain is ending and we will see sunshine later on today. that will lead to thundershowers this afternoon and evening. it will be warm and muggy, 80 degrees. more localized heavy rainfall is possible. we have some concerns for what could turn into flash floods tonight. >> we will keep an eye on that. northern virginia residents of their morning routine is a little drier today. correct yesterday's flooding led to several r
brown in concert. >> and coming up this morning we're going to have more of our exclusive interview with bobby and his family talking about his reaction to the death of his former wife whitney houston and what happened to him in his life in the days after that tragedy. >> and of course we're always trying to help people save money on this sew. so we're one-upping that by giving or letting you know where to find free stuff and lots of it there dating sites to gym passes. there's something, dare i say, for everyone. >> all right. and if you are out looking at homes for $250,000 or less, barbara kosh ran is here, tours from upstate new york, texas and every place in between. >> before we go, just a second ago, 30 seconds ago, savannah guthrie was out here dancing with the best of them. >> oh, yeah. >> she's made her way inside. she's got a check of the headlines. >> and i put down the flashing bracelet. today, exactly 33 years after etan patz disappeared from his manhattan street a new jersey man appears in a new york city court. police say he has confessed to kidnapping and killing th
of trooper wesley brown. williams shot brown outside an appleby's in 2010. the judge called the murder a vengeful act. and sentenced him to life without parole, plus 20 years. trooper brown was working security part-time at the restaurant when he was thrown out for being disruptive. >> trooper brown's family said today is a great day for her family. and that she's happy justice has been served. >> there is a new name on the fbi's 10 most wanted list. adam mayes is accused of murdering a mother and daughter two years ago and kidnapping two daughters. mark strausman reports. an intense multistate manhunt is under way. >> we believe adam mayes could be anywhere in the united states and we are extremely concerned for the safety of the girls. >> reporter: the fbi will continue its intensive search for adam mayes, one of the most wanted in america. he is expected of killing joanne baines and her 14-year- old daughter adrian in their home last month. and kidnapping 12-year-old alexandria,a and 8-year-old kayleah. mayes mother says he believed he was their father. >> my daughter said he lives,
-bye to the godfather of go-go next week. the "washington post" is reporting that one of chuck brown's daughters says plans are in place for an all-day public viewing at the howard theater. that will be next tuesday, the 29th. a funeral service will be held on thursday. those services could be held at the washington convention center or the verizon center. >>> the private school that president obama's daughters attend is debunking a prank email sent to parents. sidwell friends said someone sent a message saying condoms would be available at school bathrooms, at dances and other school functions. that according to the washingtonian. the email claimed inappropriate sexual behavior was the reason for the condom distribution. the message went to parents at the upper school at its wisconsin avenue campus. another email shortly after addressed it as a prank. >>> it's nine minutes after 11:00. coming up on "news4 midday," frightening claims. what one woman said that forced an international flight to be diverted. >>> plus, feeling a little itchy? it may be some mosquito, they're out there all right. why the
. >> is there any limit in your mind as to what they should do? >> hello, hello. >> i don't see that. >> tina brown has revolutionized how provocative and how much you can push magazine covers. and when magazines frankly aren't selling, she's shown that you can uptick sales by what's on the cover. >> also, newspapers, it's the same thing. we live in new york city. and the "new york post" is le e legendary for its cover. >> virgin atlantic is going to let some of its overseas flights from new york to london let people talk on the phone on their cell phones. there are limits to it, but is this a good idea? >> why do i feel like i run a channel of samuel l. jackson and go no more -- phones on that -- plane. i can't imagine that you want to have phone calls while you're in the middle of flying. >> i would think for every happy traveler who can do business, there's a mad traveler. >> and the noise. >> first of all, we are way too connected as a society. when i'm in an elevateder and someone's on the phone, i take my phone out and pretend i'm on a call and start screaming. >> can you imagine the number
. >>> "today" exclusive, bobby brown's first intervie since the death of his ex-wife whitney houston. >> fans, people who say they were close to whitney, say her life went downhill when she met bobby brown. how do you respond to that? >> his answer in a raw and revealing interview with matt. >>> and feeling the heat. a mother charged with child endangerment for taking her 5-year-old daughter to a tanning booth. but she claims it's all a big misunderstanding "today," but she claims it's all a big misunderstanding "today," wednesday, may 2nd, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this wednesday morning. i'm ann curry. >> good morning, everybody, i'm savannah guthrie. matt is on assignment. and this morning u.s. officials are casting doubt on the taliban's claim that those suicide bombings were tied to president obama's visit, saying it would be hard to pull together a complex attack on such short notice. >> the president used his trip on the one-year anniversary of the death of osama bin laden to outline the future role of the u.s. military in afghani
then pass them to suleman brown. they totaled $660. his lawyer spoke about the mayor outside court. >>th inning in the -- nothing in the statement of defense mentions any participation by mayor grey in anything. >> in court, gore also acknowledged brown was paid to stay in the race to continue making negative comments about then mayor fente. for more on the race in district i am joined by mary che thanks for coming in. how signature is this? these developments with the case. >> pretty significant in terms of an investigation that could touch close to the mayor, but so far, there is no information that suggests that the mayor himself was involved in anything and we as members of the public can't know precisely what he is telling federal authorities. it is fairly significant usually when someone enters a plea they have agreed to co- operate and furnish all the information they know. >> the lawyer we heard him say as you said the mayor has not been directly implicated in any of this. is that what you would have said yourself as legal counsel there? >> certainly you have to portray the fact
to paying brown to heckle former mayor fenty, and then shredding evidence of the payments. and then another former aide was charged with lying about the payments. what are your reaction to the payments? >> it's another cloud over the gray administration. the continuing charges will have to wait and we'll see what happens next, but the pressure is increasing on mayor gray to say something, and he says he can't but people say he ought to break that rule and say something. critics say the mayor doesn't know what he is going on in the administration which reflects on what the critics say is incompetence. it's a no-win situation. but the thinking is, he really has to say something and clear the air. >> there is an old saying, the buck stops at the top. how far the buck will go we don't know. because this investigation is going on, and you know, we were told pretty much, or at least it was a public knowledge about five months ago that this investigation would really be heavy, and continue on, and that's exactly what is happening. it's going to -- nichols, i listened to last week on wpfw radio, he
to be with you. i'm terrell brown. you know, it's not the final frontier, but certainly it's a new era in space flight. the first private space launched off this morning. the unmanned rocket and capsule carrying a thousand pounds of supplies, it's one of 12 plans by the corporation spacex. if all goes as planned, it will go off this friday. dick brennan is at the space center this morning. dick, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. it was a spectacular scene. just about 16 minutes ago, spa spa spacex had a spectacular lift-off, and it is now headed to the international space station. spacex has launched the falcon 9 rocket. it's first private space vessel headed to the international space station. >> launch of the space station falcon 9 rocket to resupply the international space station. >> reporter: spacex is attempting to become the first private space vessel to reach the international space station. this was the second launch attempt for spacex. >> lift-off. we had a cut-off. lift-off did not occur. >> reporter: lift-off was halted when a faulty check valve caused high pr
a little more refined. karen brown reports. >> reporter: it seems jarring to think that maynard james keenan, loud and raunchy rocker can also be maynard james keenan, up and coming winemaker. music fans know keenan as front man for tool, a band whose albums have gone multiplatinum, two of them reaching number one. keenan most often sings of anger and pain. a world far removed from this vineyard in jerome, arizona, an historic ghosttown. you're a rock star. you can just slap your name on wine and it would sell? >> that wouldn't be genuine. that wouldn't feel right. we're creating art here. this is not just a commodity. i can't know that unless i made it. if i can hold off releasing the 2010 till spring, that would be good. >> reporter: what he creates are premium high-end wines. his caduceus label, winning over criti critics. "wine spectator" magazine rated one vintage 91 out of 100. his tastings draw art connoisseurs and some hard core music fans. >> only probably the biggest genius in the entire world. >> reporter: his barrel room has also served as a recording studio. here for one
or suspend licenses. pamela brown, abc 7 news. >> read more about the specific tax with the police reports on our website which agreed more about the specific attacks with the police reports on our website at wjla.com. >> and retired lieutenant commander wesley brown has died. he was the first african- american to graduate from the naval academy. he died yesterday. a graduate of from the naval academy in 1949. he was a cross-country teammate of former president jimmy carter. it was the sixth african- american accepted into the academy. he was 85 years old. also new tonight, for the first time, our colleague at abc 7 greta kreuz is sharing her story of survival. >> earlier this spring she was diagnosed with lung cancer, despite the fact she was never a smoker. tonight, she shares the eye opening second part of her story, as she explains that one cancer is the second biggest killer in the u.s. and against little research funding because of the stigma that if you smoke you deserve it. >> this former ohio congressman mike oxley has never smoked. two years ago he was diagnosed with stage 3 long
morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the director of the secret service will speak publicly for the first time about last month's prostitution scandal. mark sullivan will tell the senate committee there was no security breach. and that the agents' reckless behavior was an isolated incident. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. sullivan is going to tell congress today that these men were not informed about the president's plans and that they were going to be informed after this night of partying. he'll also tell them these men are not representative of the 7,000 workers at the secret service. the head of the secret service agency heads to capitol hill today. mark sullivan will answer to congress about the prostitution scandal involving some of his agents. 200 secret service personnel were in colombia in april, preparin for the president's visit there. of those, 12 were investigated, 9 were found to have been involved, 3 cleared of wrongdoing. >> the first question i pose to the director was, was ther
them to then mayoral candidate sulaimon brown. he also confessed to lying to the f.b.i. about destroying a ledger showing the payoffs. sentencing date has not been set so far. >>> the presidential election is just over five months away and the campaign trail comes to our region today. presumptive republican nominee mitt romney will be at the chamber of commerce later today. he'll address the latino coalition's 2012 small business summit. the event begins at noon. >>> romney is closer to clinching the nomination but not quite there yet. he won the primaries in arkansas and kentucky yesterday. he now has 1,065 delegates but that's still 79 shy of the amount needed to secure the g.o.p. nomination. >>> montgomery county wants to build a new bus system across the country, and you could pay for it whether you ride it or not. the county is planning 160-mile rapid bus transit system to complement the radio network. -- radio network -- ride on network. it could mean a hike in taxes. if it's approved the county believes the system would take nine years to build. >>> vdot says what drive
but ineligible to do so. browning told the "associated press" scott specifically asked him whether non-citizens were voting in elections. browning reportedly told him non-citizens who voted risked being charged with a crime. scott told him, well, people lie. browning responded, yes, people do. but we have always had to err on the side of the voter. not anymore. after browning resigned earlier this year, scott went ahead with his plan and now his current secretary of state, ken detsner claims 180,000 florida voters may be ineligible because they are not citizens. and a "miami herald"er computer analysis found hispanic democratic independent minded voters are the most likely to be targeted by the state. now, florida election officials are questioning the accuracy of the used to create this purged list. seminole county supervisor of elections, mike erdle, standing next to a voter falsely identified as ineligible holding up his passport. this is a story all too familiar. in 1998, florida secretary of state, katherine harris, ordered a similar purge list. that list was also full of errors.
into the political payoff of suleman brown to then mayor fenty. the two cases mark a quickening pace into the investigation of political corruption of gray's 2010 campaign for mayor. the campaign that u.s. attorney ronald mason says deceived voters with wrongdoing. the suleman-brown scheme is only a smart part of larger investigation into possible shadow campaign of tens of thousands of dollars. some possibly fake contributions that helped fuel the gray campaign. mayor gray, who early on strongly insisted on his own innocence, is on advice of his lawyer now to decline to talk to report bers any aspect of the investigation that's now reaching inside of the core of his campaign. howard brooks is cooperating with authorities. at one point last year sources say that he wore a wire to help gather evidence. at practical court in downtown washington, top sherwood, news4. >> thank you, tom. >>> authorities are trying to figure out how a man and his two sons fell into a manure pit and died on a farm in kent county, maryland. the three worked on the farm in kennedyville on the eastern shore. t
brown. it is monday may 14th. thank you for watching "fox friends first. >> the trading blunder at our nations largest bangs. three of the heist ranking executives at jp more january chase are stepping down later today. one of the heist ranking women on wall street she is a 30-year-old veteran of jp morgan who served as a chief investment officer. joining us live from washington with more details on this is kelly wright. hi, kelly. >> good morning to you. heads will begin to role as you mentioned at jp morgan. the company's $2 billion loss could begin as early as today. as the fallout continues jp morgan ceo is trying to control the damage acknowledging the company's loss but stating everyone in business makes mistakes. diamond says jshg p morg-- jp mn has done nothing wrong. >> we know they were sloppy and know we were wrong. regulators should look at something like this. we are open to regulators and they will come to their own conclusion. we plan to fix it learn from it and be a better company when it is done. >> dimon supports 70 percent of the dodd that's the 2010 law that is pass
. >>> and good morning, everybody, so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with politics. president obama starts the morning in california, then travels to iowa before returning to washington. he's wrapping up a three-state campaign trial that started in colorado in raising campaign trash. most of the election will hinge on the economy, and both the president and mitt romney are staking their grounds. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. president obama, governor romney each have their message they are the one who can fix this economy, but so much of this simply comes down to cash and how much each can raise to get that message out. >> reporter: president obama campaigned late into the night in redwood, california, trying to convince voters he's best qualified to lead the country. >> i still believe in you. and i hope you still believe in me. >> reporter: governor romney told "time" magazine's mark halperin he will shrink the debt. >> someone who spent their life in economy is better suited to fix the economy. >> reporter: the president sa
the weekend that california's budget deficit has ballooned by nearly $7 billion. governor jerry brown proposed $8.3 billion in cuts, everything from payroll to court funding to construction projects. a 4-day workweek for state workers. hundreds of millions in cuts to state colleges. raising the state sales tax and a temporary increase in income tax on the wealthy. brown says it's the best he can do, calling it a, quote, pretzel palace of incredible complexity. the governor made a comparison to the financial struggles we were talking about overseas. >> take away our never pleasant, take a look at what's going on in greece. take a look at the 100,000 people marching in spain. once you have it, it's much more painful to give it up than if you don't get what you desire. and that's why it becomes very important to block new spending proposals. it is difficult, and that's just life. >> governor brown's plan comes up for a vote in november. >>> to 2012 politics, mitt romney's time at his former company bain capital is shifting the debate back to the economy. just hours after the obama campaign releas
any cuter? that show is so good. >>> and you know who else is so good? alton brown is here. the amazing alton brown. he's going to whip up a little bananas foster. >> the morning edition. >> we're going to set things on fire. >> more desserts. >>> and you are the host of the james beer foundation awards. i was there. you killed. >> really? i survived. thank you. >> and you didn't set anything on fire. >> i did not. but i will today. >> that's right. >>> we know that mother's day is coming up. and we're all blessed to have extraordinary mothers in our lives. and i am included in that. she grew up in the depression. she married a tuskegee airman, my mom. and my mom, lucimarian roberts, sharing her wisdom. in a new book. "my story, my song," along with missy buchanan, who we will talk to in a moment. here's my momma. ♪ when it's heavy you're never left alone ♪ ♪ to bare it all >> reporter: faith, family and friends. that's what my mom's life is all about. and at the age of 88, she is taking a lifetime of lessons learned and putting them to paper in "my story, my song." >
warning weather team. >>> tributes are coming in tonight to lieutenant commander wesley brown. the first african american to graduate from the naval academy. brown entered the naval academy in 1945 and graduated in the top half of his class in 1949. a veteran of world war 2, korean war and vietnam. brown had a building named after him. he was 85 years old. >>> still to come. play time goes too far. a little boy put inside a washing machine. will prosecutors press charges? >> i'm bob turk in the first warning weather center. we'll look at the warmup this weekend. and my first warning five-day forecast. >> and wjz 13 is always on. here are the top stories at wjz.com at this hour. for updates on all the day's news, and the updated forecast, log onto wjz.com. ,,,,,, we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. is this right? right here, like this? ♪ turn that off! plants can smell our fear then miracle-gro expand'n gro made things a lo
. leslie brown started at the academy in 1945. he ran track and cross country. in his honor, they recently constructed the wesley brown field house. brown graduated in 1949, and went on to have a 20-year career in the navy. he was 85 years old. >>> with summer heating up, swimming safety is on the minds of men parents -- many parents. >> reporter: the cp sc is pushing for more free swimming programs in minority communities. and that is because research shows, african american children between the ages of 5 and 14, are three times more likely to drown than white children. the cpsc says learning basic water skills can save lives. experts say a child can learn basic swim as young as 4 months old. >> in harlem, the free swimming program started there 20 years ago. >>> during the off season, some portions of the 2.5-mile long boardwalk were reconstructed with new wood. it's just the first phase of renovations at the summer hot spots. along with the boardwalk, it will also feature fire works light shows, every night this summer. >>> summer like heat this spring. mostly sunny. a bit humid out the
david brown at the nochhprrtt library in downnown baltimooe. investigators say brown used craigslist to lure people to a location in noothwest baltimorr... and then robbed them at gunpoont. 20:43:13"members f the warraat apprehensson task ffrce ound him todda in a downtown library usingga commuter we suspect he may be using to find his nnxt victim" victim" police are currentlyyinvestigating to determine if brown is linked to other robberies. a father and his two teenaged sonn are found dead on a farm in kent county.farmer glen nolt and his tww sons... kelvin and cleason.... were working at the edge of this panure pit wednesday... preparinggto move the manure to ttnker trucks for ssreaaing on the crops. when they ffiled to return to their pennsylvaaia home around dinner time, family members got worried. shipley says: "they went out to the area of the manure ppt and found the father's pickup truck still running as well as a tractor that they had beee &pseen working around between two and two thirty yesterday afternoon, also still running. so, the immediate thought was th
that was created. >>> whitney houston's former husband, bobby brown, telling matt lauer in an exclusive interview with the "today" show that he's not to blame for the death of his superstar ex-wife while at the same time implying that she didn't have the will to lave clean life. >> maybe i could have done something different, your life. but you have to want it. i wasn't the one that, you know, got her addicted to drugs or -- i'm not the reason she's gone. >> as you'll remember, houston drowned in the tub of a blifr hills hotel room in march. coroners say heart disease and cocaine use contributed to her death. >>> wait till you get a load of this one. an attorney for a new jersey mother says his client is 150% innocent of child endangerment. his client is accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter tanning, an accusation she denies. here's natalie morales with a story that has touched a lot of nerves. >> this whole thing's been blown out of proportion. >> reporter: patricia denies she took her daughter anna tanning with her and says she just brought the 5-year-old the tanning salon and made her wait
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kutcher is engulfed in a racism storm right now after wearing brown face makeup to play someone of indian descent in a commercial. he appears as raj, a 39-year-old bollywood producer looking for love in an advertisement for pop chips. so apparently he finds love in this sort of low fat potato snack, but he saw fit to dress up in this stereotypical garb and put on an indian accent. >> producers saw fit for him to do that. >> well, he went along with it. now people are very, very upset. many people on the internet, including the indian descendant rap group. they're saying, what's with the racist brown-faced video you talentless, pretending to care about sex trafficking piece of -- >> whoa, so they are very fired up. >> they are very upset. it never really goes over well, the black face, the brown face. i think we're at the place now in history, forewarning, you shouldn't do it. >> it doesn't go over well. i would say, though, in terms of race relations in the country, we have bigger issues to worry about than ashton martin in brown face. >> no question. no question. >> the trayvon martin ca
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